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19th December 2019

Changes are coming to the EU tyre label in 2021 Introduced in November 2012, the EU tyre label has been helping South East motorists make an educated, informed tyre purchasing decision for eight years. It’s helped a lot, making things easier in some respects, but could be improved further. In eighteen months time, this improvement will come, with the label being updated. While this may seem a l...

11th December 2019

Generally, when a car tyre reaches a certain age or is experiencing tyre wear, it's likely the tyre will need to be replaced. So, how do you know when to replace motorcycle tyres? From the age of the tyre to cupping or scalping, learn whether you're in need of motorbike tyre replacement now from our detailed guide. Do I need new motorcycle tyres? Motorcycle tyre wear Just like other vehicles, m...

4th December 2019

In the spirit of traditional Christmas storytelling, the team at Merityre present ‘Continental Tyres Past, Present and Future: A Christmas Story’. One cold December night, the road glistened as the moonlight danced on its ice-covered surface. As the young family travelled to their Christmas destination in the south-east of England, with danger potentially around the corner of every country lane...

27th November 2019

The simple answer is no – studded tyres are illegal in the UK, as they can cause damage to the road surface. However, there are some instances in the UK where you can use studded tyres. Learn more from our ultimate guide on winter studded tyres in the UK now. When can you use studded tyres? There are some UK tyre companies that provide a studding tyre service. However, if you ever want to use st...

20th November 2019

Most of the journeys we make in our cars are straightforward enough, with little or drama to speak of, thankfully. That said, not every trip will be that way, and there are many dangerous situations we can find ourselves in on the road. In this article, we're going to look at a few such examples and find out what we can do to stay safe and secure, as well as how Continental tyre technology can h...

20th November 2019

It’s a popular notion that the UK road network is in a terrible condition, particularly in the south-east of England. Years off local authority budget cuts are blamed for the current state of our roads. This situation is reflected in the large number of drivers suffering damage caused by the road network. The latest Merityre tyre safety article provides you with a guide on how to claim for damag...